Brethren Middle School

  • Brethren Middle School serves 79 students in grades 7-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 20-24% (which is lower than the Michigan state average of 39%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 30-34% (which is lower than the Michigan state average of 49%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Brethren Middle School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Michigan for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 26:1 is higher than the Michigan state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 13% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Michigan state average of 34%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Brethren Middle School's student population of 79 students has declined by 35% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 3 teachers has declined by 50% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-8
Total Students79 students
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Total Classroom Teachers3 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Brethren Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,167 schools in Michigan (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 26:1 has increased from 21:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Brethren Middle School is 0.24, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.52. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MI)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#2373 out of 3167 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)20-24%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)30-34%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio26:118:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
7%
8%
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Black
1%
18%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Brethren Middle School and the percentage of Black public school students in Michigan by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
White
87%
66%
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Hawaiian
2%
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Brethren Middle School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MI.
Diversity Score0.240.52
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Eligible for Free Lunch
67%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
13%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Brethren Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Michigan by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameKaleva Norman Dickson School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

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